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Offline bach-liszt

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Liszt At The Trocadero
on: May 14, 2006, 01:02:13 AM
The memoirs of the French composer Marcel Dupre contain an interesting account of Liszt described by his teacher, the virtuoso Charles Marie Widor.   After the Cavaille'-Coll organ was installed at the Palais du Trocadero in Paris, Liszt decided to give the new organ a try.  In his company were C. Saint-Saens and Widor.  Liszt put those famous hands of his on those keyboards and began  to extemporize in amazing  fashion.  How would you have liked to have seen/heard that!
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Offline thalbergmad

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Re: Liszt At The Trocadero
Reply #1 on: May 14, 2006, 10:30:16 AM
Yeh, I would have like to have seen that.

Would have rather like to have seen Widor and Saint Saens play as well.
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